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R. D. Osinski, K. Enders, U. Gräwe, K. Klingbeil, and H. Radtke. „Model uncertainties of a storm and their influence on microplastics and sediment transport in the Baltic Sea“. Ocean Science 16, 1491–1507, 2020.

H. Radtke, S.-E. Brunnabend, U. Gräwe, and H. E. M. Meier. „Explaining interdecadal salinity changes in the Baltic Sea in a 1850-2008 hindcast simulation“. Climate of the Past 16, 1617–1642, 2020.

G. Schernewski, H. Radtke, R. Hauk, C. Baresel, M. Olshammar, R. D. Osinski, S. Oberbeckmann. Transport and behavior of microplastics emissions from urban sources in the Baltic Sea“. Frontiers in Environmental Science, section Toxicology, Pollution and the Environment.

M. Gogina, M.L. Zettler, I. Wåhlström, H. Andersson, H. Radtke, I. Kuznetsov, and B.R. MacKenzie. A combination of species distribution and ocean-biogeochemical models suggests that climate change overrides eutrophication as the driver of future distributions of a key benthic crustacean in the estuarine ecosystem of the Baltic Sea“. ICES Journal of Marine Science, fsaa107.

R. D. Osinski and H. Radtke. „Ensemble hindcasting of wind and wave conditions with WRF and Wavewatch III® driven by ERA5“. Ocean Science 16, 355-371.

A. Graiff, U. Karsten, H. Radtke, M. Wahl, and A. Eggert. „Model simulation of seasonal growth of Fucus vesiculosus in its benthic community“. Limnology and Oceanography: Methods, 2020.

D. Neumann, M. Karl, H. Radtke, V. Matthias, R. Friedland and T. Neumann. „Quantifying the contribution of shipping NOx emissions to the marine nitrogen inventory – a case study for the western Baltic Sea“. Ocean Science, 16, 115–134, 2020


H.E.M. Meier, C. Dieterich, K. Eilola, M. Gröger, A. Höglund, H. Radtke, S. Saraiva, and I. Wåhlström. „Future projections of record-breaking sea surface temperature and cyanobacteria bloom events in the Baltic Sea“. Ambio, 2019.

M. Kniebusch, H.E.M. Meier and H. Radtke. „Changing Salinity Gradients in the Baltic Sea As a Consequence of Altered Freshwater Budgets“. Geophysical Research Letters, 46, 9739-9747. 2019.

H. Radtke, F. Börgel, S.-E. Brunnabend, A. Eggert, M. Kniebusch, H.E.M. Meier, D. Neumann, T. Neumann, and M. Placke. „Validator – a Web-Based Interactive Tool for Validation of Ocean Models at Oceanographic Stations“. Journal of Open Research Software 7, 18. 2019.

H. Radtke, M. Lipka, D. Bunke, C. Morys, J. Woelfel, B. Cahill, M.E. Böttcher, S. Forster, T. Leipe, G. Rehder, T. Neumann. „Ecological ReGional Ocean Model with vertically resolved sediments (ERGOM SED 1.0): coupling benthic and pelagic biogeochemistry of the south-western Baltic Sea“. Geoscientific Model Development 12, 275–320. 2019.


T. Leipe, M. Naumann, F. Tauber, H. Radtke, R. Friedland, A. Hiller, and H. W. Arz. „Regional Distribution Patterns of Chemical Parameters in Surface Sediments of the South-Western Baltic Sea and Their Possible Causes“. Geo-Marine Letters 37 (6): 593–606, 2018.

M. Maar, M. Butenschön, U. Daewel, A. Eggert, W. Fan, S.S. Hjøllo, M. Hufnagl, M. Huret, R. Ji, G. Lacroix, M.A. Peck, H. Radtke, S. Sailley, M. Sinerchia, M.D. Skogen, M. Travers-Trolet, T.A. Troost, and K. van de Wolfshaar, “Responses of summer phytoplankton biomass to changes in top-down forcing: Insights from comparative modelling,” Ecological Modelling, vol. 376, pp. 54–67, 2018.


A. Graiff, A. Eggert, H. Radtke, U. Karsten, and M. Wahl, “Modelling the Seasonal Growth of the Brown Seaweed Fucus Vesiculosus in the Kiel Outdoor Benthocosms,“ Phycologia, vol. 56, pp. 67–68, 2017.

T. Neumann, H. Radtke, and T. Seifert, “On the Importance of Major Baltic Inflows for Oxygenation of the Central Baltic Sea,” J. Geophys. Res. – Oceans, vol. 122, no. 2, pp. 1090–1101, 2017.

A. Allin, G. Schernewski, R. Friedland, T. Neumann, and H. Radtke, “Climate Change Effects on Denitrification and Associated Avoidance Costs in Three Baltic River Basin - Coastal Sea Systems,” Journal of Coastal Conservation vol. 21, no. 4, pp. 561–69, 2017.


H. Radtke and M. Maar, “Estimating the effective nitrogen import: An example for the North Sea – Baltic Sea boundary,” J. Geophys. Res. - Biogeosciences, 121, 2016


H. Radtke and H. Burchard, “A positive and multi-element conserving time stepping scheme for biogeochemical processes in marine ecosystem models,” Ocean Modelling, vol. 85, pp. 32–41, 2015.


H. Radtke, T. Neumann, and W. Fennel, “A Eulerian nutrient to fish model of the Baltic Sea — A feasibility-study,” Journal of Marine Systems, vol. 125, pp. 61–76, 2013.

J. Carstensen, J. Andersen, K. M. Dromph, V. Flemming-Lehtinen, S. Simis, B. Gustafsson, A. Norkko, H. Radtke, D. L. J. Petersen, and T. Uhrenholdt, “Approaches and methods for eutrophication target setting in the Baltic Sea region,” Helsinki Commission-HELCOM, 2013.


H. Radtke, T. Neumann, M. Voss, and W. Fennel, “Modeling pathways of riverine nitrogen and phosphorus in the Baltic Sea,” J. Geophys. Res. - Oceans, vol. 117, no. C9, p. C09024, 2012.

H. Radtke, “Einfluss biologischer Prozesse auf die Ausbreitungswege von Nährstoffen in der Ostsee,” Universität Rostock, Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Fakultät, Dissertation, 2012.


W. Fennel, H. Radtke, M. Schmidt, and T. Neumann, “Transient upwelling in the central Baltic Sea,” Continental Shelf Research, vol. 30, no. 19, pp. 2015–2026, 2010.